Firearms: Certificates

House of Lords written question – answered on 16th January 2007.

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Photo of Lord Marlesford Lord Marlesford Conservative

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What procedures exist for an individual to appeal against conditions laid down by chief officers of police for the granting or holding of a firearm certificate.

Photo of Baroness Scotland of Asthal Baroness Scotland of Asthal Minister of State, Home Office, Minister of State (Home Office) (Criminal Justice and Offender Management)

There is no statutory right of appeal against certificate conditions although unreasonable additions may be challenged by way of judicial review.

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